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Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm CDT
katrina. local communities were required to come up with matching funds for federal dollars. a policy that was waived for victims of 9-11 in new york and hurricane andrew in florida. >>where is your dollar? makes no sense. tells me that the people down in new orleans they do not care about as much. the speech was covered by the major networks in 2007. obama's remarks are not new but conservatives say his words were racially charged. they accuse the president of turning on and off the race issue to fit the occasion. obama's campaign says releasing the video is a transparent attempt by romney's allies to change the subject from romney's recent comments about the 47 percent. >> former president clinton is out campaigning for mr. obama. he said obama and harris said a bad economy and is making strides to get america back on track. >> and manufacturing jobs are growing for the first time since the 1990's when i came up here. we have a quarter of a million people more working in the automobile industry working alone because of the restructuring which the president's opponenet opposed
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Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm CDT
13-year-old scout at gun point in his apartment. local scout officials say they've made changes to ensure safety. >> background checks, education and training for both results. kids and adults. we report every instance to the proper authorities. national scout leaders say there were cases where the organization failed to protect boys. they apologize for those incidents. >>congressman jesse jackson's office has yet to confirm whether he will return to the mayo clinic for treatment. the sun-times quotes a jackson associate, saying the congressman's doctor has recommended the change of venue. jackson is currently visiting his doctor twice a day, as he gets treatment for a bipolar disorder. the paper quoted an "associate: who said jackson's doctors believe he would get ore privacy at the clinic. >>president obama and republican challenger mitt romney went from trading attacks to trading one- liners. the candidates took a break from campaigning last night to show off their comedic skills at the alfred e. smith memorial charity dinner. obama and romney will square off in their third and
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Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm CDT
medicine. a company in massachusetts made and distributed the medicine. it faces local and federal investigations, and a string of lawsuits over the contamination. twin has political career and did he was an advocate for anti hunger. >>just ahead: why america's shortage of doctors is expected to increase. and, still to come this midday why the makers of a popular sunscreen are recalling their product. ú= live from any york stock exchange. no matter who wins your tax bill is going up. a temporary reduction in social security taxes expires. need their presidential candidate has any proposed extension. 163 million americans will feel it in their paychecks. that involves a half million bottles. there were reports that some people caught on fire after buying the product and coming into contact with flames. imagine having to wait six months to see your doctor for yearly checkup. as a shortage of doctors spread from rural areas to cities such as loss vegas and a truck. detroit. there is a shortage of doctors. the shortfall is going to get worse as the population ages. millions of dish ne
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Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. the list includes lawyers accountants and a local t-v personality. the names of men who allegedly paid for sex with a dance instructor are now public. zumba instructor alexis wright and her business partner are accused of running a prostitution ring in maine. evidence includes a list of one- hundred-50 alleged customers and sex tapes. prosecutors have only released 21-names so far. they say some of the men may be victims themselves because they were secretly videotaped. wright and her business partner have pleaded not guilty. >>today is the 25th anniversary of the day, baby jessica mclure was rescued from a well. on october 14th, baby jessica fell 22 feet into a well in midland, texas. it took rescue workers 58 hours to free baby jessica, from the eight-inch wide well cassing.. baby jessica is now known as jessica mclure morales. she's married now with two children of her own. she still lives in midland texas. just a few miles away from the site of the 19-87 rescue. last year, she received an 800- thousand dollar trust-fund when she turned 25. just ahead the nation-wide meningitis
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Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm CDT
again these streets would be packed. visitors bystanders, people who live here locally. the big story now our mayors sayingnow is water is rising faster than expected. down by battery park is where waters rise fast. that is what affects the tunnel. we just understand that tunnels leading to the brooklyn battery tunnel and the holland tunnel are being shot downshut down and just about an hour. the real threat is the subways. the subway system could be damaged long term if that salt water gets into the system. that is a very real possibility. you see some of these umbrellas. some people just getting out for what might be the last time before sandy makes her way in here. we are expecting a 6-12 ft. storm surge. we're not really sure how bad it is going to get. we will continue to monitor the situation. >> we will have more on the storm later. >> and new information about the nanny accused of murdering two children in her care in new york. we saw that last tide commercial with the parents and the cute little baby triplets... well wait until your triplets move back home after college. we w
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm CDT
new jersey. the order means federal aid is now available to supplement state and local recovery efforts from hurricane sandy. assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of sandy. >> nearly 200 firefighters battled a massive six alarm fire that destroyed at least 80 homes in queens. the fire swept through the flooded neighborhood of breezy point right on the coast. strong winds fanned the flames causing them to jump from building to building. firefighters used small boats and waded through waist deep water to get to the fire. three minor injuries have been reported. >> all mass transit in the area remains shut down as well as the three major airports although jfk is expected to reopen today. rescuers brought hundreds of people to safety including some trapped on the roofs of their homes. >> what i expect to see is a devastated jersey shore. we have 2.4 million households without power. >> gov. christie says state official
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Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm CDT
light on puppy mills and the breeding dogs left behind after puppies are sold. local rescue shelters also joined in, promoting adoption of dogs, over buying them from pet stores. supporters marched down michigan avenue. they want to see chicago ban the sale of dogs in retail stores. >>mitt romney and president obama prepare for their first debate. >>plus convicted d-c sniper lee boyd malvo opens up about the murders he helped commit a decade ago as a teenager. and a man who worked as an aide to an illinois congressman was accused of assaulting lindsay lohan over the weekend. [ male announcer ] this is sheldon, whose long day setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >>three americans serving with nato forces in eastern afghanistan were killed today in a suicide bombing attack. in all 14 people were killed and 37-others were injured. witnesses tell reuters the bomber was wearing a police uniform and drove a motorcycle strapp
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm CDT
with proceeds being split among local and state government. here five machines are up and running. because players anywhere from 1¢ to $2 >> it is really good for the communities involved. i think a lot of leaders really do see the value. >> you're not going to see these video games ever wear. it is still banned in several areas. drew peterson's new attorneys are calling for a new trial. the new attorneys are john paul carroll and michelle gonzalez. they met with peterson soon after his conviction last month for the murder of his third wife, kathleen savio. they believe he deserves a new trial because he did not receive adequate representation from joel brodsky. we reached out to brodsky today. he refused a request for an interview, but he told the tribune the new attorneys were not authorized to file any motions. peterson is scheduled to be sentenced for murder on november 26th. republican congressman joe walsh and democrat tammy duckworth face-off in their race in the eighth district. they debated everything from social security and taxes to defense cuts and president obama's h
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Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm CDT
abbate says he never tried to intimidate the woman abbate beat up at local bar. karolina obrycka is suing the chicago police department, claiming it has a "code of silence" to protect officers accused of wrongdoing. but the beating was captured on surveillance video, so abbate couldn't deny it. his friend gary ortiz testified yesterday, he never threatened or bribed obrycka to try to make her drop her charges. with a court order in hand officials from the city of aurora entered a townhome this morning, to remove more than 300 birds that had been living there. the greater chicago caged bird club will take all the birds and find homes for them. david skeberdis, a self- described bird hoarder and the owner of the townhouse says he wants what's best for the birds. last week officials inspected his home and found it cluttered with bird feed, feces, and garbage. they also found dangerously high levels of mold and several dead birds. we want to bring closure to this incident as safely as possible. skeberdis said he is living at an extended-stay hotel and looks forward to making his home li
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm CDT
puppies. no one empty their cages or paved them for at leastbathed them for atleast 6 months. the local humane society police the animals were dumped to avoid. a major milestone has been reached as a new report shows one out of every seven people on the planet is active on facebook. mark zuckerberg announced thursday that his social media site has more than one billion active users. it took facebook six years to reach 500 million users and barely two more years to double it. facebook's total membership grew 30 percent over the past year. but in hot regions like brazil membership doubled. there are 166 million users in the u-s. next a home appliance company apologizes for an anti-obama tweet made during last night's debate. also ahead the airplane seat saga may actually be over for american airlines after inspections began monday. and later in lunchbreak we're making pistachio crusted shrimp with braised brussels sprouts. [ "i'm only human" plays ] humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes, we trip ourselves up but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance we can "untrip" you as
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Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. your local apple store might let you exchange and ipad 34 the next one. the policy is on a store by store basis. call first and ask to speak to a manager. they're facing lower pay than their male co-workers. the american association of women says a year after receiving their diplomas they earned 82¢ for every dollar that men areearn. taking a look at the markets after yesterday's big drop coming up next: cleaning up the mess the latest after a man in aurora has been cited for improperly caring for hundreds of birds in his home. we're live on the scene. plus the new information about the investigation into the pharmacy connected to the deadly meningitis outbreak. [ "the odd couple" theme playing ] humans. even when we cross our "t"s and dot our "i"s we still run into problems -- mainly other humans. at liberty mutual insurance, we understand. that's why our auto policies come with accident forgiveness if you qualify where your rates won't go up due to your first accident and new car replacement, where if you total your new car we give you the money for a new one. call... to talk to
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